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Mentors and teamwork inspire Nurses to thrive at VA

She worked day in and day out, alongside her fellow VA caregivers and health technicians providing bedside care to Veterans in-need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, she wasn’t alone.

Two smiling nurses at hallway station in Spokane VA hospital

Woman Navy Veteran cancer survivor honored at hockey game

She fought back tears, like so many times before. Cancer sucks. Only this time, she wasn't afraid of the looks of her shaved head or the "what if's" and uncertainties of a cancer diagnosis.

Navy Veteran cancer survivor

Reopening of Acute Psychiatric Unit at Spokane VA

Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center has reopened its Acute Psychiatric Unit (APU), after a multi-year renovation to the inpatient unit.

APU Ribbon Cutting at Spokane VA

America’s Greatest Generation: The WW-II Veterans Among Us! Meet Donald McSparrin, U.S. Army Air Corps

A local World War-II Veteran continues to inspire his family and the dedicated team at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center by crediting VA for his continued health, access to COVID vaccines, and a life-long commitment to service before self. He was an “airman” before the Air Force was even born.

Donald McSparrin, U.S. Army Air Corps WWII Veteran

Northup Veteran and Ironman

US Navy Veteran Breanna Northup, a valued member of the Spokane VA workforce, recently finished her third Ironman Triathlon. She drew strength to finish from friends, family, her children, and her Hero - the “Iron Nun.”

Breanna Northup crosses finish line as an Ironman